Referrals to the Children’s Reporter are made by the police, the child’s school, or the social work department. Children may need care and protection if they have committed a crime or are not attending school. The referral system is intended to help, and is designed to be relatively informal, but a referral initiates an emotional and daunting process for all those involved.
On the whole, family life should be peaceful, where everyone gets along well and there are no issues that require outside intervention. Family relationships may become strained and difficult to maintain at times when there is significant upheaval or difficulty within a family. During such situations, external actors may be necessary in order to help resolve the situation as quickly and effectively as possible.
You should consult an experienced criminal defence lawyer if you have been arrested or charged with an aggravated crime. You will receive the best level of representation from our lawyers who have experience navigating this type of prosecution. When it comes to a crime that has been aggravated by religious, racial, or homophobic prejudices or disability bias, please contact our office immediately.
When dealing with certain crimes, such as those involving road traffic, police officers prefer this type of process – usually when it is believed the person will not offend again or fail to attend court. As a complaint would be served on an accused who appears in court from custody, the complaint is served in court on the specified date and time. On the first call of a criminal summary hearing, the accused will be brought into court from custody. This normally occurs on the first court date following the arrest. A bail undertaking may, however, expedite the process in some cases.
Our firm specializes in advising and assisting during police interrogations. Providing full legal help and presence before, during, and after police questioning is our expertise. Your position will be fully protected and you will know how to avoid potential pitfalls if you obtain such advice.
In the event that your behaviour has been accused of violating public order and you feel that it was justified or was not serious enough to constitute a crime, please contact our office as soon as possible and we will be happy to advise you. We expect that if you need court representation, your criminal defence lawyer will assist with your preparation and trial.
It may be appropriate to plead ‘not guilty’ to a charge, depending on the type of offense and the circumstances of the case. Your case will be assessed and we will tell you if this approach is right for you. The decision to enter a not guilty plea depends on whether a suitable defence is available.
a property crime, you must seek the advice of an experienced attorney. Having dealt with many types of property crimes, we are expertly qualified to advise you on your rights. Our firm can best represent your interests if you are accused of an offense against property. Please contact us as soon as possible.
regardless of whether it was done with malice or with such reckless disregard for the outcome. Essentially, the prosecution has to prove either that the accused intended to kill the deceased or didn’t care whether he or she lived or died.
Over the years we have been in business, we have instructed an attorney in numerous murder and attempted murder trials. Our lawyers are known for their meticulous preparation and attention to detail, which led to numerous successful acquittals.
In domestic crimes that attract the attention of the public, the courts’ view convicts with a particularly gloomy view. Domestic crime sentences are stricter, because the domestic element is seen as an aggravating factor. Those convicted of domestic crimes often face imprisonment. For minimizing the risk of prison if convicted, it is essential to have a lawyer who deals with custodial matters.
The severity and type of drugs used in drug offenses determine a person’s conviction. If a person is convicted of supplying class A drugs a third time, a mandatory minimum term of seven years’ imprisonment is imposed.
Whether you are facing simple charges of possession or charges of involvement in international drug trafficking, Renfrew Defence Lawyers can make sure you are acquitted of all charges.
Crimes committed by organized crime are punished differently depending on their severity. Nevertheless, criminal activities related to organized crime often involve elements of planning or premeditation, which can be aggravating. Whenever you become aware of any investigation into your activities, you should contact the lawyers involved in the defence of organized crime
Criminals used Encrochat mainly to trade drugs and guns, according to the National Crime Agency.
The lawyers at our firm have been defending violent crime allegations in Scotland for many years. In robbery cases, we can prepare special defence measures, such as self-defence, which is often taken into account. Throughout our practice, we have prepared and carried out countless defences. Our attorneys have obtained many acquittals throughout this time, and can do the same for you.
You should seek the best representation possible if you are accused of a sexual offense. In all forums of the Scottish justice system, we have many years of experience with sexual crimes cases. Should you wish to seek confidential advice, please do not hesitate to contact us right away.
A person may be arrested for activities that do not violate terrorist laws due to the authorities’ sensitivity to terrorist activities. However, the statutory defences and laws are quite complex. In case you are charged with a crime under the Terrorism Act 2000, you must hire the services of an experienced lawyer.